Found March 22, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
Western_michigan_v_1c04
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Denard Robinson has spent the last couple months enjoying every moment of his college experience. This week he goes back from student-athlete to athlete-student. After a winter when he met President Obama and showed up at dozens of Michigan sporting events, Robinson and his teammates are back at Schembechler Hall for spring practice. As a senior and coming off a Bowl Championship Series victory in the Sugar Bowl, he knows the expectations are high. "People expect a lot of us, but we expect even more from ourselves," he said Thursday. "Our first goal is simple -- we want to win the Big Ten title. Once we do that, we'll see what happens." While fans and pundits were trying to decide if Robinson could lead the Wolverines to a national title, he was trying to focus on life as a college student. "I really had a great time just being a student again," he said. "Time really flies when you are in college, and it is hard to beli...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Robinson Takes on a Leadership Role (w Video)

Denard Robinson is coming into his own as a leader on the Michigan football team. The Wolverines' senior signal caller discusses his mindset, how he’s becoming a leader, and his improvement as a quarterback.

Big Tentacles: Denard Robinson, Bo Pelini, Pat Firtgerald's office, and more.

(Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten and the schools it not-so-secretly covets.) Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood.  Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson talks about the 2011 season his decision to return for 2012, and getting a shout out from President Obama . (The Orlando Sentinel) Don't call it a comeback!  Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini believes that the...

Michigan Basketball: Trey Burke is weighing his options

With the news of 3 players transferring from Michigan Basketball all eyes now turn to Trey Burke. The Detroit Free Press spoke to Burke’s father, Benji, and he told them where things stand with Trey and the NBA. “Trey, he would love to come back, because he thinks they’re going to have a good team,” Benji said. “In the same breath, how do I pass up the opportunity of a...

Amedeo Della Valle updates recruitment after Beilein visit

Michigan coach John Beilein was in Arizona on Thursday afternoon to watch Findlay Prep (Nevada) guard Amedeo Della Valle, who we previewed in mid-February and updated earlier this week. Following the transfers of Evan Smotrycz, Carlton Brundidge and Colton Christian, the class of 2012 guard has been at the top of the list of possible recruits to fill one of the three open scholarship...

Scouting Report - Trey Burke

As teams’ seasons end, more and more underclassmen will look to test their NBA Draft fortunes.  With the time to withdraw from the draft coming up as quickly, decisions need to be made with little information.  Today, the NBA Draft Blog Scouting Report looks at another freshman who is rumored to have one eye already on the NBA – Michigan’s Trey Burke.  Burke had a good freshman...

Michigan Basketball: Derrick Walton highlights and stats

Michigan fans are currently fretting about whether or not their fabulous frosh, Trey Burke, will return for his sophomore season or jump to the NBA. When you bring a program back into prominence like John Beilein has done with U-M Hoops, these are the “problems” that tend to develop. Talented players want their shot at the NBA. If they feel the time is right, they have to take...

Smotrycz, Brundidge, Christian leaving U-M

MGoBlue.com: Coach Beilein announces that Evan Smotrycz, Carlton Brundidge, and Coltan Christian have decided to leave Michigan.
Wolverines News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.